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Professor Of Literature & Renowned Writer, John Pepper Clark Is Dead
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Professor Of Literature & Renowned Writer, John Pepper Clark Is Dead

Emeritus Professor of Literature and Renowned Writer, Prof. John Pepper Clark is dead. The poet is the younger brother of former Federal Commissioner for Information and South-South Leader, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark. In a statement signed by Prof. C. C. Clark, for the family and Mr. Ilaye Clark, for the children and made available to Vanguard  Tuesday, Professor John Pepper Clark died in the early hours of today. The statement read, “The Clark-Fuludu Bekederemo family of Kiagbodo Town, Delta State, wishes to announce that Emeritus Professor of Literature and Renowned Writer, Prof. John Pepper Clark, has finally dropped his pen in the early hours of today, Tuesday, 13 October 2020. “Prof. J. P. Clark has paddled on to the great beyond in comfort of his wife, children and siblings...
Soyinka Warns Against The Resurgence Of Militarism In Nigeria
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Soyinka Warns Against The Resurgence Of Militarism In Nigeria

Professors Wole Soyinka and John Pepper Clark, yesterday, once again, expressed their deep concerns about the state of the nation. While Soyinka argued that that various agitations across the country were caused by mis-governance, poor leadership, and marginalisation, Clark lamented that for the past 50 years, Nigeria’s situation has not improved for the better, stressing that various issues that divide the nation are still very much present in the system. According to Clark, Nigerians are seeking restructuring because there is a need for a genuine system that would make everyone to have a true sense of belonging. The duo spoke yesterday in Ibadan, capital of Oyo State at the Christopher Okigbo Conference, with the theme, “Legacy of Christopher Okigbo-50 years”. The event was put tog...

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